As we reported in our blog discussing an LASC judge striking down a law that required California companies to have racially diverse boards (AB 979): Judge Rules That Race and
Continue Reading Judge Rules That Gender Quotas for Corporate Board Members Violate the California Constitution

The Chicago City Council enacted amendments to the City’s Human Rights Ordinance that take effect July 1, 2022. The amendments:

  • Expand the definitions of the sexual harassment and sexual orientation;


Continue Reading Chicago Amends Its Sexual Harassment Ordinance

Included in the over 650 new laws that went into effect in Texas Sept. 1 was a little-publicized but important set of amendments to the Texas Commission on Human Rights
Continue Reading What Every Texas Employer Needs to Know About the State’s New Sexual Harassment Law

On June 16, 2021, New Jersey’s highest court reminded employers that a supervisor’s isolated but highly offensive comments may – on their own – be enough to sustain a hostile
Continue Reading NJ Supreme Court Reminds Employers: Isolated, Offensive Comments by a Supervisor May Be Enough to Sustain a Hostile Environment Claim

New Jersey employers and businesses should familiarize themselves with the lesser-known provisions of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), which prohibit discrimination outside of the employment context, including discrimination in private
Continue Reading Failure to Contract: The LAD’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions for Non-Employees